2020 Academy Basic courses (By Quarter) → 1st Quarter January - March 2020

#102F APCO Fire Service Communications - Robbie McCormick (01/27-30/19)


Effective communications is a critical component of fire service operations. It provides the vital link between citizens and responders. APCO Institute’s Fire Service Communications Course continues to advance fire communications training, improving service to the caller and increasing safety of the responders. This dynamic course covers the terms, techniques and protocols required for excellence in fire service call taking and dispatch.

Introduction to the Fire Service
Fire Service Apparatus and Terminology
Fire Service Communications Overview
Fire Service Call Processing
Fire Dispatch Procedures
Fire Service Incidents
The National Incident Management System and Incident Command System
Hazardous Material Incidents
Terrorism Incidents

Tarrant County 9-1-1 District provides ALL courses to our agencies/departments FREE of charge, in support of emergency services and our 9-1-1 First Responders. Lack of proper notice and cancellation prevents limited capacity courses from being re-opened for other students. Beginning 06/13/19, agencies and departments with registered student(s) who are a NO CALL - NO SHOW will incur a charge for their agency/department. First occurrence will be $50 per student; Second occurrence will be $75 per student, and; the Third occurrence will be $100 per student. Please reach out to the District if you have questions.

TCOLE Credit Hours: 36 Course Start Date: 01/27/2020 Course End Date: 01/30/2020 TCOLE Course #: 5312 Instructor: Robbie McCormick Start Time: 08:00 End Time: 17:00 Location: 2600 Airport Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 761...

  • Fire Service Communications
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever